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TDE member Kendrick Lamar has surprised fans and dropped a new track titled "The Heart Pt. 4". Production came from a group of producers Alchemist, SkySense, DJ Dahi and Alx Folie. You can hear the collective effort as the beat switches up several times, altering the vibe of the track. Kendrick adapts switching his flow from smooth and reflective...
Flame spitting emcee Cyhi The Prynce visited Sway In The Morning and did his thing on "The Five Fingers Of Death". He started off with Biggie's "10 crack Commandments" beat and didn't let up. He gets deep and breaks down history topics and does some story telling as well. The lyrical skill that is displayed is breathtaking. Rhymes are...
Troy Ave's name is never far from the minds of Hip Hop fans as he always has something going on. It could be music related or personal. It seems like the later more recently. In midst of all the drama he has released a new track titled "Never Switch". It is off his "Dope Boy Troy Volume 1" project...
Wu-Tang member and Hip Hop legend Raekwon is releasing an album titled "The Wild". His seventh solo album is set to drop March 24th through his label IceH2O. He has released a remix to his hot track "This Is What it Comes Too". Fellow Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah was enlisted for the re-up. Raekwon brings his well known cryptic rhymes, while Ghostface paints...
The CDJ Show is a gathering in Toronto where the DJ life is celebrated and fostered. Topics of all kinds are discussed including music production, equipment, legal aspects, business ideas and many more. One of the highlights of the show was the DMC Canada East Coast Scratch Battle. 16 DJs were chosen to display their skills on the turntables....
New York emcee Dave East is making moves and staying relevant in the ears of Hip Hop fans by continuously putting out music. He skilfully uses The Weekend's track "Party Monster" to do so. Street lyrics are mixed with his personal experiences with women. He's letting the skeletons out of his closet and being candid with his fans. The...
Producer and engineer Mike Kuz is J Cole's engineer and has worked with Wale, Slaughterhouse, Common and Drake among others. He did an "On The Spot Session" with Maschine Masters where they send him a sample pack and he had to make a beat and have an emcee rhyme on it. He decided to bring in I.S.A. for the...
DJ Format and Abdominal have released a new track titled "Still Hungry" from their upcoming LP of the same name, which is set to drop April 28th. They released a video for their track "Behind The Scenes" from the LP as well. Abdominal gives the listener a strong message to keep grinding, whatever your struggle may be. Stay hungry for...
Cory Gunz, representing the Bronx, New York took a short trip to see Funk Flex in the studio and unleashed a lyrical assault. He goes in on the Method Man instrumental "Dangerous Ground". Gunz displays crazy wordplay, attacking the mic with pinpoint precision. His high energy flow hits you hard. It's like he can't wait to let out the next...
I had a chance to chop it up with Matt Citron, an emcee with serious skills. We talked about where he's from, his influences and even some insight on his recent album "Final Moments of Forever". He hails from Atlanta and grew up there. He started off freestyling at 17 and has grown as an artist exponentially since then. Atlanta...